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Getting Started: UC San Diego Travel and Entertainment

New to handling travel and entertainment for your department? These tips will get you started on the right track for working with travel and entertainment at UC San Diego.

The procedure and policy requirements for travel and entertainment can seem overwhelming if you aren't familiar with the basics. Follow these tips prior to preauthorizing travel or processing a request for reimbursement/ payment for a meeting or entertainment event.

Your first week

  • Bookmark this page for future reference using MyBlink.
  • Familiarize yourself with information available on Blink, starting with the Travel tab.
  • Stay up to date with travel and entertainment topics by subscribing to our email mailing list.

Your second week

  • Review travel guidance and complete the steps applicable to your position.

Learn more

  • Concur Booking is the UC's travel program for booking air, rail, car and hotel.
  • The Essentials assists in navigating through travel preparation, processing and reimbursement.

Ongoing Resources

Find answers to the most common travel and entertainment questions using one of the following FAQ pages:

Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services & Support portal.